Aceraceae

plural noun Ac·er·a·ce·ae \ˌasəˈrāsēˌē\

Definition of Aceraceae

  1. :  a family of trees and shrubs (order Sapindales) having opposite leaves and small clustered flowers succeeded by fruits consisting of two united samaras — compare maple

aceraceous

\¦asə¦rāshəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of aceraceae

New Latin, from Acer, type genus + -aceae


First Known Use: 1829


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